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CVQO News update

Please click here for the latest news from CVQO – featured items include Online Employability Skills workshops, BTEC Level 2 enrolments, adult qualifications and more!

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The CVQO Westminster Award 2020

Please click here for an important update on this year’s CVQO Westminster Award

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2019/2020 BTEC Level 2 enrolments closed

Enrolments for our 2019/2020 BTEC Level 2 qualifications have closed, but you can register your interest for the 20/21 courses here.

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Vocational qualifications that set you apart

CVQO is a UK education charity and learning provider. We accredit the skills young people and their volunteer instructors learn with vocational qualifications.

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CVQO Graduation Ceremony 2019

Get the latest on our Graduation Ceremony

Our annual Graduation Ceremony for adult volunteers and direct candidates took place on 18 October at RMA Sandhurst.

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Qualifications for adults and youth group instructors

We offer a range of brilliant BTEC, ILM and City & Guilds qualifications to youth group adult volunteers, as well as direct candidates, helping them to formalise their skills.

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ILM Level 2 Award for Young Leaders

Our ILM Level 2 Award for Young Leaders is delivered over 2 consecutive days and is aimed at 14-16 year olds, offering a brilliant introduction to leadership concepts and an internationally-recognised qualification.

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We are CVQO

CVQO is a UK education charity, providing vocational qualifications to youth group members and their adult instructors. Our qualifications are accredited by Pearson BTEC, ILM and City & Guilds

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Latest News

CVQO news round-up – 1 April 2020

We would love to be catching up with you over a cup of tea (in a CVQO mug, naturally) but until the...


CVQO – operations update (COVID-19)

Despite the turbulent and uncertain times facing us at the moment, CVQO remains committed to helping our learners gain access to all...


The CVQO learner journey

I have seen first-hand the fantastic opportunities and experience that being a cadet can bring to young people.

“Skills such as teamwork, communication and leadership are vital, practical skills that are so valued by employers, whichever path you choose.

“CVQO are rightly recognising the skills and abilities of our cadet forces with qualifications that will help set them on their path to success.

Gavin Williamson MP, Secretary of State for Education